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Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings / Edition 10
     

Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings / Edition 10

by Ben Stein
 

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ISBN-10: 0471465917

ISBN-13: 9780471465911

Pub. Date: 11/04/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Continuing its proud heritage, this Tenth Edition provides thorough coverage of the latest in the theory and practice of environmental control system design. This bestselling book encompasses mechanical and electrical systems for buildings of all sizes, featuring design guidelines and detailed design procedures for every topic covered and supported by more

Overview

Continuing its proud heritage, this Tenth Edition provides thorough coverage of the latest in the theory and practice of environmental control system design. This bestselling book encompasses mechanical and electrical systems for buildings of all sizes, featuring design guidelines and detailed design procedures for every topic covered and supported by more than 2,200 illustrations—over 225 new to this edition!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471465911
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/04/2005
Series:
Mechanical and Electrical Equipment For
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1744
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 10.14(h) x 2.38(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART I: DESIGN CONTEXT.

Chapter 1. Design Process.

Chapter 2. Environmental Resources.

Chapter 3. Sites and Resources.

Chapter 4. Comfort and Design Strategies.

Chapter 5. Indoor Air Quality.

PART II: THERMAL CONTROL.

Chapter 6. Solar Geometry and Shading Devices.

Chapter 7. Heat Flow.

Chapter 8. Designing for Heating and Cooling.

Chapter 9. HVAC for Smaller Buildings.

Chapter 10. Larger Building HVAC Systems.

PART III: ILLUMINATION.

Chapter 11. Lighting Fundamentals.

Chapter 12. Light Sources.

Chapter 13. Lighting Design Process.

Chapter 14. Daylighting Design.

Chapter 15. Electric Lighting Design.

Chapter 16. Electric Lighting Applications.

PART IV: ACOUSTICS.

Chapter 17. Fundamentals of Architectural Acoustics.

Chapter 18. Sound In Enclosed Spaces.

Chapter 19. Building Noise Control.

PART V: WATER AND WASTE.

Chapter 20. Water and Basic Design.

Chapter 21. Water Supply.

Chapter 22. Liquid Waste.

Chapter 23. Solid Waste.

PART VI: FIRE PROTECTION.

Chapter 24. Fire Protection.

PART VII: ELECTRICITY.

Chapter 25. Principles of Electricity.

Chapter 26. Electrical Systems and Materials: Service and Utilization.

Chapter 27. Electrical Systems and Materials: Wiring and Raceways.

Chapter 28. Electric Wiring Design.

Chapter 29. Photovoltaic Systems.

PART VIII: SIGNAL EQUIPMENT.

Chapter 30. Signal Systems.

PART IX: TRANSPORTATION.

Chapter 31. Vertical Transportation: Passenger Elevators.

Chapter 32. Vertical Transportation: Special Topics.

Chapter 33. Moving Stairways and Walks.

PART X: APPENDICES.

Appendix A. Metrication, SI Units, and Conversions.

Appendix B. Climatic Conditions for the Unites States, Canada, and Mexico.

Appendix C. Solar and Daylighting Design Data.

Appendix D. Solar Geometry.

Appendix E. Thermal Properties of Materials and Assemblies.

Appendix F. Heating and Cooling Design Guidelines and Information.

Appendix G. Standards/Guidelines for Energy- and Resource-Efficient Design.

Appendix H. Annual Solar Performance.

Appendix I. Economic Analysis.

Appendix J. Lamp Data.

Appendix K. Sound Transmission Data for Walls.

Appendix L. Sound Transmission and Impact Insulation Data for Floor/Ceiling Constructions.

Appendix M. Design Analysis Software.

Index.

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